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Rzepka Family History

Rzepka Name Meaning

Polish: nickname or metonymic occupational name from rzepka a diminutive of rzepa ‘turnip’ (see Rzepa ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Repka, Rutka, Doepke, Raspa, Rzepecki, Rozek, Kupka, Rzonca, Repke

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Where is the Rzepka family from?

You can see how Rzepka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rzepka family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 20 Rzepka families living in Illinois. This was about 43% of all the recorded Rzepka's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Rzepka families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rzepka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rzepka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Wrapper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rzepka. 33% of Rzepka men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Rzepka women worked as a Wrapper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rzepka were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Butcher
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Wrapper
    25%
  • Packer
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Housework
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rzepka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rzepka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rzepka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 747 military records available for the last name Rzepka. For the veterans among your Rzepka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rzepka lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rzepka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rzepka in 1959 was 56, and 67 in 2004.

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